Originally Posted by CaysE
Compared to the thirdgen motors, the LT1 blew everything away except maybe the TPI 350.
As a former LT1 owner and a friend to many 3rd gen owners....it still blew those away too.
People talk smack about them, but anyone with some basic mods will be running it in the high 13's. Add a head/cam kit and you're in the mid-12's (assuming you're hooking/severity of your cam...ect). Then add anything else and you're looking even better.
But yeah, the video is absolutely an older V8. But that doesn't take away too much because it's fun to beat a car with at least 3 more liters of engine. Haha!